Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus)


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3 Gallon

A beautiful, native tree for parks, yards, and large areas. The flower is stunning and draws a lot of attention. Blooms as a young tree, with (usually) male and female plants. Both bloom well, with the female having the larger flower and a fruit pod. Fragrant flower. Attractive to many bees, especially bumblebees. Roasted seed used as a coffee substitute.

Flower Color: Greenish-white.
Zones: 3b to 8
Growth Habit: Slow to medium
Height: 60′ Spread: 40′
Light Needs: Sun, part sun preferred, to shade.
Flowering Season: Late Spring to Early Summer.
Landscape Value: 3 of 5
Naturalizing Value: 4 of 5
Pollen Value: 2 of 5
Nectar Value: 2 of 5
Water Requirements: Medium
Native: Yes
Invasive: No